Sickle Cell Camp is 4-day overnight camp with an emphasis on having fun and learning more about Sickle Cell Disease and its management. Sickle Cell Camp provides children and teens opportunities to experience a variety of activities such as boating, arts and crafts, bicycle riding, hiking, fishing, and being outdoors.
Camp is a unique opportunity for these children to participate in activities with the direction of healthcare professionals knowledgable about Sickle Cell Disease and treatment issues.
Camp is staffed by several physicians and nurses who are equipped to provide medical treatment to manage pain crises and transport to local hospitals, should the need arise. The Directors, Counselors and Medical staff have been selected for their skill and caring for the medical, emotional and physical needs of children and teens with sickle cell disease. Each staff person completes and application form and has background and reference checks.